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    in self-professed skeptic world.

    The "Scandinavian study" seems to be sensationalism above science.  Let's take the opening lines from the 'press release' about this work ...

    Internationally renowned climate researcher Caroline Leck of Stockholm University
    Certainly, I claim no experience in ranking scientists, but is there fault in myself that "internationally renowned climate researcher Caroline Leck" doesn't make my top 10 list of climate scientists?  Top 100...???

    Skeptical Science has done an analysis of 12,000 papers on 'global warming' or 'global climate change' published over the last 21 years, comprising nearly 30,000 scientists (their resulting paper was submitted for peer review last week). Leck doesn't come up in the list. That doesn't mean she hasn't published any climate related research - a search for 'climate change' papers captures over 100,000 papers so they obviously didn't capture every climate paper ever published.

    Leck seems to be a Marine aerosol researcher ...

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    by A Siegel on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 02:39:00 PM PST

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